Archive | November, 2010

Belfast Students Celebrate Thanksgiving

Students on the Master’s in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation programme in Belfast celebrated (American) Thanksgiving with a traditional turkey feast on Thursday 25 November 2010. Dr David Tombs, a lecturer on the programme, also celebrated his birthday on the day with an impromptu Jaffa cake birthday cake.

Ambassador Shares Reflections on UN with International Peace Studies Students.

Ambassador Roma Buzek, Ambassador to Slovakia, spoke refreshingly to International Peace Studies MPhil students on November 16. In a stimulating discussion that extended to coffee afterwards, Ambassador Buzek presented some reflections on his experience of Slovakia’s bid for non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council and on weaknesses in the UN system. Ambassador Buzek was […]

Ruth Sastre Sanchez presents research at an international symposium on “Memory, Story-telling and Justice,” Madrid

Former Reconciliation Studies student Ruth Sastre Sanchez is presenting the results of her M.Phil. dissertation at an international symposium on “Memory, Story-telling and Justice” in Madrid, November 16-18 2010, at the Spanish National Research Council. The programme for the symposium can be accessed here. Sastre Sanchez’s research investigated the possibilities for a truth commission in […]

Launch of Ronald Wells Book Featuring ISE

The Irish School of Ecumenics features prominently in a new book by Ronald Wells, Hope and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland: The Role of Faith Based Organisations. There is an entire chapter devoted to ISE. The book was launched on 30 October 2010 at the Ulster Museum in Belfast. Dr Gladys Ganiel, Coordinator of the M.Phil. […]

Ronit Lentin Book Launch, Co-Memory & Melancholia, 17 Nov. 2010

MPHIL IN RACE, ETHNICITY, CONFLICT DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN SEMINAR AND BOOK LAUNCH: Wednesday 17 November 2010 19.00-21.00 J. M. Synge Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, TCD PROF ILAN PAPPE CHAIR – THE EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR PALESTINE STUDIES  UNIVERSITY OF EXETER ‘The current struggle against Nakba denial’ Launch of Ronit Lentin’s Co-Memory and Melancholia: […]